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Feline Cutaneous Asthenia

Feline cutaneous asthenia (FCA) is a rare genetic disorder that affects the cat's skin and connective tissue. It occurs in Abyssinian cats but also has been found in Cornish Rex and British Shorthair cats as well. Read

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Feline Cutaneous Asthenia By Roy Higgs

Feline cutaneous asthenia (FCA) is a rare genetic disorder that affects the cat's skin and connective tissue. It occurs in Abyssinian cats but also has been found in Cornish Rex and British Shorthair cats as well.

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Feline Hemotropic Mycoplasmosis By Roy Higgs

Feline Hemotropic Mycoplasmosis (FHM), also referred to as feline infectious anemia, is a cat disease that ruptures red blood cells. Learn more in this article.

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Feline Hepatitis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment By Roy Higgs

Cats are susceptible to developing acute pancreatitis, which is a dangerous and potentially fatal illness. Learn more about it in this article.

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Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) By Roy Higgs

Like HIV, feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) can take a toll on your catโ€™s immune health. Learn more about how to manage the disease and improve an infected catโ€™s quality of life.

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Feline Infectious Anemia: A Quick Guide By Roy Higgs

Feline infectious anemia, commonly known as Feline Hemobartonellosis, is a dangerous and sometimes fatal illness that affects cats. In this article, we discuss this condition more.

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Feline Infectious Peritonitis By Meredith Alling

FIP is caused by a virus and can be fatal to cats. Learn how to prevent FIP.

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Feline Leukemia Symptoms: What They Are and What You Can Do By Robyn Johnson

Since Feline Leukemia results in such a slow deterioration, it may be tough to notice any symptoms for months, or even years. Here is what you need to know in order to keep you eye out for FeLV, or cat leukemia.

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Feline Leukemia Virus In Cats With Weak Immunity By Roy Higgs

FeLV infection is one of the principal causes of death in cats under the age of three. The virus principally affects the immune system, making it harder for your cat to fight off other infections and diseases.

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Feline Mammary Hyperplasia: An Overview By Roy Higgs

Cats' mammary glands are frequently affected by the disorder known as feline mammary hyperplasia. It is characterized by the mammary tissue's aberrant development and proliferation. We take a deeper look into the condition here.

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Feline Oral Tumors: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment By Roy Higgs

Feline oral tumors are a common and possibly grave problem with cats' dental health. We will discuss this condition further in this article.

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Feline Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors: A Closer Look By Roy Higgs

Peripheral nerve sheath tumors (PNSTs) can arise from any peripheral nerve in the body, including those in the limbs, trunk, or head. This article will provide an overview of PNSTs in cats, their treatment, and management options.

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Feline Tonsillitis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment By Roy Higgs

Feline tonsillitis is a somewhat frequent illness that affects cats' tonsils. Here are more details on this disease.

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Fever of Unknown Origin in Cats By Roy Higgs

Fever of unknown origin (FUO) in cats is a prolonged fever and can be caused by a range of underlying illnesses. In this article, we will consider this condition in detail.

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Fibrosarcoma in Cats and Dogs By Ellen Thompson

Fibrosarcoma is a form of cancer that is most commonly found in the skin and soft tissue of dogs and cats. Find out more here in order to better understand this particular form of cancer and what options are available.

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Fibrotic Hardening of the Lungs in Cats By Roy Higgs

The progressive condition known as fibrotic hardening of the lungs causes the lung tissue to thicken and stiffen, making it challenging for the cat to breathe. Learn more here.

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Food to Help Your Cat or Dog Gain Weight By Kat Sherbo

We spend so much time worrying about our pets (or ourselves) being overweight, we forget that the other end of the spectrum is a major issue as well. If you're not sure if your cat or dog looks malnourished, here are a few things to look out for.

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Frostbite in Dogs and Cats: How to Handle it, How to Prevent It By Sora Wondra

Winter can be a brutal time of year for pets who enjoy spending time outdoors. Frostbite is not only painful, but potentially fatal as well. Here are some helpful tips on how to keep your pet safe during those cold months.

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Gallstones in Cats: A Quick Guide By Roy Higgs

Gallstones, commonly known as choleliths, are a prevalent issue with cats. Severe cases can lead to infection, inflammation, and other fatal complications. This article looks at the types, causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of gallstones in cats.

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Generic Alternatives for Popular Pet Medications By Team PetCareRx

Here is a list of generic alternatives for some of the most popular pet medicines used by pet parents today. Use it to keep your pet healthy and happy.

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Giardia In Dogs And Cats By Meredith Alling

Giardia is a species of parasite that can cause an intestinal infection when your pet drinks contaminated water, eats contaminated feces, or otherwise ingests the tiny organism. Read on to learn what symptoms to look out for and what treatments are available.

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Glycogen Storage Disease (Glycogenosis) in Cats By Roy Higgs

Cats with the rare hereditary condition known as glycogenosis experience an abnormal buildup of glycogen in their tissues. We discuss this disorder extensively in this article.

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Healthy Weight Loss Tips for Indoor Cats By Roy Higgs

A healthy weight is essential to keeping your indoor cat healthy. In this article, we discuss simple weight management tips for your cat.

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Heartworms in Dogs - Symptoms You Should Know By Team PetCareRx

Early detection of heartworms can protect your dog from serious illness or worse. Read about heartworms in dogs and how to combat them at PetCareRx.

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Heat Stroke in Cats: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention By Roy Higgs

Heat stroke is a dangerous condition in cats that happens when their temperature becomes too high. Learn about ways to treat and avoid this feline condition.

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